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U.S. Rep. Cicilline traveling to Liberia on Saturday

U.S. Rep. Cicilline traveling to Liberia on Saturday

By on Nov 2, 2013 in Liberia

Philip Marcelo

  PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Congressman David N. Cicilline is heading to Liberia on Saturday night for a four-day trip to assess the United Nation’s work in the West African nation, which is still recovering from a brutal, years-long civil war. The Providence Democrat is expected to land in Monrovia,...

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UN peacekeepers prepare to hand over reins

UN peacekeepers prepare to hand over reins

By on Aug 14, 2013 in Liberia

Philip Marcelo

MONROVIA, Liberia – With their military fatigues, machine guns and signature light blue berets, the United Nations peacekeepers are hard to ignore in this West African nation’s capital and largest city. Their convoys cut through dense city traffic with ease. They stand sentry in front of border checkpoints and...

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